UWF names new chief of police

The University of West Florida has announced Marc L. Cossich as the University’s new chief of police. He joins UWF with nearly 35 years of experience overseeing police administration in higher education and began serving in this role yesterday, July 23. Cossich was selected after a national search that yielded more than 120 candidates. “We […]

Study: Public sees benefit in police use of body-worn cameras

University of West Florida professor Dr. Matthew Crow and assistant professor Dr. Jamie Snyder, along with Florida Atlantic University professors Drs. Vaughn Crichlow and John Smykla, completed the second part of their research on police body-worn cameras, or BWCs. During that phase of the research, Crow gauged how the public perceives police BWC use. “We […]

Gearing Up for College: A Freshman’s Guide

Leaving home and arriving at a new college for the first time can be a daunting experience for anyone. There are multitudes of new people to meet, a campus to navigate, tests to study for and papers to write. To help make the transition a bit easier, following is a list of important need-to-knows and […]